Conservativism

Prediction

  1. What do you think conservatism means?

  2. Use conservatism in a sentence.

  3. Think of an example of conservatism in current events:

  4. Find an image of conservatism:

Fun Fact

Definition

Conservatism: an ideology that limited government ensures order, competitive markets, and personal opportunity. A commitment to traditional values and ideas with opposition to change or innovation. And the holding of political views that favor free enterprise, private ownership, and socially conservative ideas.

Sentence

Ever since Junior could remember, Pee-Paw had been a strong conservative with traditional American family values. Pee-Paw ha festooned his home with Conservative sayings. His living room was home to the Thomas Jefferson quote, "That government is best which governs least, because its people discipline themselves." The Reagan quote, "government is not the solution to our problem. Government is our problem." And the Guns N' Roses quote, "Welcome to the Jungle!" Junior, being liberal in his thinking, never did like to visit his Pee-Paw very much.

Example

The Health-Care Debacle Was a Failure of Conservatism

Image

Questions

  1. What is one thing a conservative would strongly believe in?

  2. In what ways is Donald J. Trump a conservative and in what ways is he not?

  3. Can you list one well known conservative?

  4. How similar are your beliefs to conservatism?